In this step-by-step video, we show you how to build a goose island in a pond. Geese, and sometimes ducks, love to nest on these islands because they are well protected from predators.
Our family’s long time passion for waterfowl hunting led us to be avid proponents of wetland conservation. We run a duck club on our farm but also take pride in providing resting areas for the birds. This is a video of one of our refuge ponds.
Here is a bird's eye view of our farm in Brownsville, Oregon. Most of these are seasonal ponds that we drain and farm in the late spring and summer. Others are kept full for wild life habitat.
In this video, we show you how to plant wild rice, in both the fall and spring, from start to finish.
In this step-by-step video, we show you how to make a duck hunting pond by building a dike with a transit level and dozer.
We had the pleasure of having Gary Lewis from Gary Lewis Outdoors, videographer Samuel Pyke, Kristy Titus and Troy Rodakowski film a hunting tv show on our farm.